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A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas Reviews

December 6, 2011
For all its pretensions to bad taste, this is surprisingly heartwarming festive fare.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 11, 2011
The laughs may not be as strong as they were the first time, and the sense of discovering something fantastically illicit may have faded to mellow, familiar charms that come with the occasional giggle fit, but that's life as a stoner comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 8, 2011
It contains the mother of all blunts, which, wouldn't ya know, burns down the Christmas tree that Harold's glowering father-in-law grew from a sapling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 8, 2011
This film will stuff your stocking with profane, perverse, politically incorrect glee.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 6, 2011
If there's a complaint to be made, it's that the humor could be less scattershot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 6, 2011
Of course it's offensive and crude. It's also hilarious at times.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
November 5, 2011
In its shaggy, pleasure-bombed, '80s-meets-2011 way, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is a deft and generous comedy...
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 4, 2011
This third movie, a proudly unambitious buddy comedy, brings the franchise back to home turf, both geographically and thematically.
November 4, 2011
Harold & Kumar is all about Cho and Penn, who make the doofus duo into likable, harmless, upbeat characters who happen to be blasted a good deal of the time. 3D Christmas is proudly ridiculous stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 4, 2011
3D Christmas pushes the envelope of tastelessness while maintaining a cheery holiday glow.
November 4, 2011
The resulting hodge-podge of low-brow gags and winking humor is surprisingly spirited, and has the distinct advantage of not being as immediately dated as half of the humor in Guantanamo already is.
November 4, 2011
The third installment still reads as angry, but the ire comes across as self-loathing, the filmmakers unable to mask their cynicism about their own project.
November 4, 2011
It's pretty much one ridiculous set-piece after another, and you absolutely don't need to be wasted to enjoy them.
November 4, 2011
Man, it's like hilarious, right? Except, um, no, it's not. It's really, really not.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 4, 2011
While not as funny as the original, 2004's "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," it's still a modest improvement over the 2008 sequel, "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay."
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 4, 2011
Goes out of its way to offend virtually everyone, including Mexicans, Jews, African- Americans and especially evangelical Christians.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 4, 2011
Neil Patrick Harris makes a quip that he'll see the guys in the fourth feature. Let's put a stop to that notion right now. That's all I want for Christmas, dudes.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 3, 2011
By embracing the inherent silliness of what's still a gimmick at heart, the filmmakers manage to use 3D far more effectively than most other films in the fad's current revival.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.8/10
November 3, 2011
If the sight of a baby covered in powdered cocaine offends you, you are an idiot for having gone to a Harold and Kumar movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 3, 2011
By now, Cho and Penn have got their Asian-American Abbott-and-Costello routine down so cold, they're a pleasure to spend time with even if the proceedings are less than inspired.
November 3, 2011
Harold and Kumar's Christmas movie is silly, if uneven, fun. While it mocks 3-D technology, it also makes relatively fresh use of it and qualifies as the most ambitious of the trio of films.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 3, 2011
A fourth Harold & Kumar? Who knows. But the third one finally wears down the disapproval of reluctant viewers with its cheerful demeanor and a late heart transplant.
November 3, 2011
H&K are past their sell-by date. Way past.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
November 3, 2011
Two cheers for Harold & Kumar 3D.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 3, 2011
Leave it to a "Harold & Kumar'' movie to expose modern 3-D for the tawdry gimmick it is while understanding that's at least half the enjoyment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 3, 2011
Not only did I laugh, I was finally convinced that the film's heart, such as it is, was in the right place.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 3, 2011
This third film in the Harold & Kumar franchise is inordinately jacked up with visual effects and peppy holiday music, but nothing can disguise the fact that this series has run out of steam.
November 3, 2011
The makers of the comedy fully understand that 3D is a gimmick much overused these days. And understanding that, they overuse it themselves in such a way as to cannily comment on the clichéd nature of the gimmick...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 3, 2011
A mildly diverting naughty comedy, lacking the pure comic nastiness of Bad Santa or the sheer audacity of Up in Smoke.
November 3, 2011
[A] relentless barrage of tasteless gags, most of them damned funny.
November 3, 2011
"A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas" is what you would expect from the third film in an unlikely franchise: less of the same.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 3, 2011
The 3-D only makes the general not-funniness that much closer.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 3, 2011
Seriously, someday you guys are going to sober up, catch this on video and wonder what gave you the giggles all those White Castle runs ago.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 3, 2011
The filmmakers throw everything at the audience, literally and metaphorically, and the results are exhilarating rather than exhausting.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 3, 2011
It's not that I was particularly offended; it's that I didn't laugh very much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4